Rubens Josué da Costa

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Rubens Josué da Costa
Personal information
Full name Rubens Josué da Costa
Date of birth (1928-11-24)24 November 1928
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Date of death 31 May 1991(1991-05-31) (aged 62)
Playing position Attacking midfielder, Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1950 Portuguesa Desportos
1951–1956 Flamengo
1957–1959 Vasco da Gama
National team
1952–1954 Brazil
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rubens Josué da Costa (24 November 1928 – 31 May 1991) was a Brazilian football player. He was included in the Brazil national football team squad at the 1954 FIFA World Cup finals.[1]

Rubens played club football for Ypiranga-SP, Flamengo, Vasco da Gama, Portuguesa Desportos, Santa Cruz-PE, Prudentina-SP, Ourinhos-SP and Bragantino-SP, winning the Campeonato Carioca in 1953, 1954 and 1955 with Flamengo and in 1958 with Vasco da Gama.[2]


  1. ^ Rubens Josué da CostaFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Especial - 2006 - Copa" (in Portuguese). Folha Online. 2005-12-09.